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  • Huawei introduces new products
    Huawei introduces new products
    Huawei introduced a range of new products and a new operating system this week. The new products available to the global market include smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets powered by its new operating system Harmony OS2.
  • Komari Finally Premiers Its Long-Awaited Signature Drink
    Komari Finally Premiers Its Long-Awaited Signature Drink
    Komari Beverages Plc finally launched its new product within the capital this morning. Started with a capital of just over 12 million USD, the new product named Arada, a cocktail with three different flavors has been one of the most talked about products in the capital since the company’s trucks started roaming the city more than a year ago.
  • Meet Ruth B. - Another Ethiopian-Canadian Superstar in the Making
    Meet Ruth B. - Another Ethiopian-Canadian Superstar in the Making
    Ruth Berhe – an Ethiopian – Canadian artist known professionally as ‘Ruth B.’ is set to release her much anticipated LP and is on the verge of superstardom.
  • Madonna Purchases a Mansion Owned by The Weeknd
    Madonna Purchases a Mansion Owned by The Weeknd
    Abel Tesfaye (AKA the Weeknd) has sold his mansion to artist Madonna for a sum of just under 20 million USD. This comes as the Ethiopian-Canadian artist is venturing into charitable gestures to complement his chart-topping musical journey.
  • Twitter to open an Office in Ghana, Looks to Ethiopia for its Regional Hub
    Twitter to open an Office in Ghana, Looks to Ethiopia for its Regional Hub
    Twitter has announced the opening of its first African headquarters and is looking at Addis Ababa as a possible destination for its regional office. This comes after a visit by Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter in 2019 starting rumors that Twitter is looking at flying its flag within the continent.

Politics

Political Assassinations Leaving Ethiopia in Turmoil
Political Assassinations Leaving Ethiopia in Turmoil
Two years after the June 23rd attempt to assassinate the then new Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed (PhD), Ethiopia continues to be racked by political killings every year. Particularly, the month of June seems to be the harbinger of nothing but calamity.
Sudan says talks on Ethiopia's Nile dam did not produce deal
Sudan says talks on Ethiopia's Nile dam did not produce deal
The latest round of talks among three key Nile River Basin countries failed to resolve a contentious dispute over construction of a giant $4.6bn hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, Sudan's irrigation minister said Wednesday.
Why a Giant Hydropower Dam in Africa Worries the U.S. and China
Why a Giant Hydropower Dam in Africa Worries the U.S. and China
China and the United Nations backed calls for Ethiopia to resume talks over its plan to begin filling a giant hydropower dam that is opposed by Egypt.
Election Cancelation: a Double-Edged Sword for Ethiopia
Election Cancelation: a Double-Edged Sword for Ethiopia
The eagerly expected 2020 general and regional elections of Ethiopia have been indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Following the election’s cancellation- which if not for the pandemic was scheduled to take place in August- the issue has become a controversial topic.

Business

  • Tested and came out a proven unstoppable
    Tested and came out a proven unstoppable
    Many assumed the military operations in Tigray which brought the quick end of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) will hugely affect the telecom services among others. In fact, it was difficult to determine the outcomes of the law enforcement operation as information was limitedly coming out of the Tigray.
  • Disrupting ordinary commute
    Disrupting ordinary commute
    From the outset, the economic constraints of locomotion were simple. People have used different sorts of transportation as simple as a horse. This made commuting more meaningful and sentimental, adding the element of necessity, albeit with an inconvenience of sorts. But through time one could argue human beings’ civilization spectrum took off with a modicum of moderation to hold a grip on.
  • Long-last mile of telecom liberalization
    Long-last mile of telecom liberalization
    It took more than 100 years for Ethiopia to set the telecom sector liberalized. It has been almost three years since this initial decision of the government was publicized.
  • Vodafone, Safaricom Seek Partners for Ethiopia License Auction
    Vodafone, Safaricom Seek Partners for Ethiopia License Auction
    The largest wireless carriers operating in Africa are starting to form partnerships ahead of making offers for new licenses to be awarded by Ethiopia, which is opening its telecom industry to international companies.
  • Coronavirus in Ethiopia: Is the worst yet to come?
    Coronavirus in Ethiopia: Is the worst yet to come?
    Ethiopia reported its first Covid-19 coronavirus case on 13 March. The infected individual was later identified as a Japanese citizen. Ten days later the Ethiopian government announced the closure of the country’s land borders.
  • Coffee Production Faces Climate Risk for Africa’s Top Grower
    Coffee Production Faces Climate Risk for Africa’s Top Grower
    Ethiopia, Africa’s largest coffee grower, could face “significant volatility” in the crop’s yields in a decade due to changing weather patterns, according to McKinsey & Co.
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INTERVIEW

Meried Bekele is the founder of IE Network Solutions
Accelerating Digital Businesses
Meried Bekele is the founder of IE Network Solutions, one of the leading privately owned network infrastructure and data center service providers in Ethiopia. With more than 100 projects to date, a 100,000,000 Birr annual revenue and 12 years of experience, his company has been accompanying businesses, institutions and organizations to achieve digital transformations. 
AIESEC: Motivating Youth for Public Good
AIESEC: Motivating Youth for Public Good
Kibur Kibret is a prominent member of AIESEC Ethiopia as director of business development. Here he reflects with Detail Ethiopia on the organization, on the benefit of membership, on its history in Ethiopia as well as its vision. 
Finding Extraordinary Stories though his Lens 
Finding Extraordinary Stories though his Lens 
Adane Firde, 25 is an emerging photographer, now running his first exhibition of his unique everyday Ethiopian photographs inside blueMoon this week. It was opened last week with many people in attendance. Here, he reflects with Detail Ethiopia on his photography, the motivation behind them and his future as a photographer.
Teodrose Fikremariam
A Beautiful Life Rescued in Love
Teodrose Fikremariam was once a noted political activist, a prolific writer who later fell on hard times in the United States. With much accomplishment and willing to reflect on his own life in order to promote a slew of public causes and issues he cares about, the Ethiopian - American recently reflected on his own American story, on his activism, on the recent conflict in Ethiopia and on how others can learn from his, if they want to follow in his footsteps.
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Architecture

LIFESTYLE

"The price is mighty, the risk too much”
"The price is mighty, the risk too much”
Situated in the baking heat of Samara, Afar, is a refugee camp that has welcomed thousands of former Ethiopian refugees from abroad. Ethiopia, beyond its troubling narrative of the displacment of its own populations in the millions, remains home to more than one million refugees from neighboring nations such as, South Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia and now Yemen and Syria.
Ruth Gabriel, founder of Alternative
When the bottle is empty, the possibilities are full
Our desire to buy new things, acquire new products, upgrade our phones, homes, and our cars is escalating with today’s age of material abundance and consumerism. We want the new, we want the best and we want it now.
Abstracts in motion
Abstracts in motion
Emotions hanging on a wall in a kaleidoscopic character embodying the artist’s narrative content roaring out to reach our insanity, comprehending the fragments of the dense truth, artists are the conscience of society, taking the first step in carrying the burdens of human uncertainty, providing technical resolution by weaving the subject matter into life with tools of color, rawness, passion and desire.
Abandoned by their employers, Ethiopian domestic workers are left stranded in Beirut
Abandoned by their employers, Ethiopian domestic workers are left stranded in Beirut
In recent weeks, as many as 50 Ethiopian women, formerly employed as domestic workers in the homes of Lebanese citizens, have been abandoned by their employers outside the Ethiopian consulate in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. Employers apparently resorted to this after being unable to pay their salaries.

In Focus

Women in power
Women in power
The ascension of Abiy Ahmed (PhD) to the top government job as Prime Minister of Ethiopia has opened many doors, paving the way for a raft of women to assume key posts in his cabinet.
2012: The most influential Official
2012: The most influential Official
A talented marketer, Frehiwot Tamru is one of the very few influential female leaders within PM Abiy’s administration. She turned Ethio Telecom around a much significant state run enterprise right after she was appointed CEO almost two years ago. Once the highly indebted Ethio Telecom, now with it’s outstanding USD 3.1 billion loan from China EX-IM Bank, has not been black listed as a defaulter.
2012: Who was the most influential official?
2012: Who was the most influential official?
Despite political upheavals coupled with natural hazards and the COVID-19 pandemic, certain government agencies have delivered commendable performances during the 2012 Ethiopian Year. While some have struggled to meet a certain set of targets, others have achieved projected milestones.
Ethiopian PM 'gatecrashes' wedding photoshoot
Ethiopian PM 'gatecrashes' wedding photoshoot
ail tracks, a set of photographers, a wedding couple, a Prime Minister and a visiting dignitary. This is how Ethiopian Prime Minister gate crashed a wedding photo session whiles on official duty.

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